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SMi's 11th annual Mobile Deployable Communications conference will take place in Warsaw, Poland on 1st and 2nd February 2018.

Flexible and continuous connectivity, anywhere, at any time remains a key priority for major defence forces around the world. With the critical threat of cyber warfare intensifying, there is now a pressing need to ensure secure communications can be effectively operated in contested environments.

The conference returns to look at the key drivers causing the growing demand for flexible, protected, and interoperable CIS capabilities, and through expert led presentations, from some of the world's leading authorities, will discuss the challenges for both solution providers and end users of deployable communications.

Key Topics Include: SatCom on the move, cyber electronic warfare interference, procuring new systems to collaborate with existing, allied collaboration and more!

  • Hear from key military and government representatives from the CEE region as well as leading CIS experts from Western Europe to learn how you can best adapt your solutions
     
  • Discuss the future of tactical CIS capabilities with a focus on interoperability, contested comms and SatCom on the Move to ensure continuous connectivity in the most remote locations
     
  • Hear about the latest solutions that can cost-efficiently fulfil capability gaps
     
  • Assess the impact of cyber in deployable communications and analyse how best to combat the growing threat

With over 100 attendees expected, you can expect to meet the following:

  • Heads of CIS
  • Tactical Communications Programme Managers
  • Heads of J6
  • Heads of Signals
  • Heads of Communications

Conference programme

8:30 Registration & Coffee

9:00 Chairman's Opening Remarks

Colonel Grzegorz Szmit

Colonel Grzegorz Szmit, Head of IT Branch, J6, General Command of the Polish Armed Forces

9:10 HOST NATION OPENING ADDRESS: Bringing CIS to the Polish Armed Forces

Colonel Robert Drozd

Colonel Robert Drozd, Chief of the Command and Control, J6 Directorate, Polish Armed Forces

• Fulfilling critical CIS requirements for the Polish Armed Forces
• Utilizing a Polish Mission Network (PMN) to incorporate with allies during mission and as a national FMN implementation
• Implementing Polish Armed Forces CIS Enterprise Architecture as part of PMN (FMN) implementaiton
• Cyber: Combating threats and challenges
 

9:40 Effectively Delivering Net-Centric CIS Capabilities to U.S. Army Europe

Colonel Charles Robert Parker

Colonel Charles Robert Parker, CIO/G-6, US Army Europe

• Ensuring U.S. warfighters have the effective mission command network systems and IT services for decision superiority
• The challenges associated with maintaining and enabling secure network communications in a contested environment

10:10 Morning Coffee

10:40 Ensuring Continuous Connectivity in Deployable Communications

Colonel Michel Pardoux

Colonel Michel Pardoux, Head of Telecommunications Technical Branch, Ministry of Defence, France

• Connecting commander to the mobile front line
• Maintaining resiliency whilst ensuring interoperability within systems
• How to improve combat effectiveness and air-to-ground cooperation

11:10 BDATech: Completing the Mission Through Adaptable Communications Platforms

Speaker to be Confirmed

Speaker to be Confirmed, , GMRE Inc

• BDATech’s approach to designing multi-mission set communications platforms
• Required flexibility in communication platforms to combat modern threats & requirements
• Utilising the correct integrated software programmes to ensure mission success

11:50 Satisfying Austria`s Next-Generation Tactical Communication Requirements

Colonel Horst Treiblmaier

Colonel Horst Treiblmaier, Chief of Communication, Ministry of Defence, Austria

• Implementation of the FTCN
• Integration into the fixed Network and existing Comms
• Foreseeable Requirements and possible developments

12:20 Networking Lunch

13:20 Critical CIS Projects for the Belgium Armed Forces

Lieutenant Colonel Herman Hendrickx

Lieutenant Colonel Herman Hendrickx, Chief of G-6, Belgian Defence

  • Feedback from 2017 and the impact on future CIS planning 
  • An update on future programmes 
  • BEST
  • MRR
  • SOTM
  • Collaboration with allied partners and incorporation into the FMN approach
     
  • 13:50 Communications- Current Trends and Technology Enablers

    Zbigniew Perka

    Zbigniew Perka, Regional Sales Director Government, NSSL Global GmbH

  • Military verus Commercial SatComs
  • TACSAT- Land to Sea to Air
  • Unified Comms & Security
  • 14:30 Development and Employment of CIS in the Norwegian Armed Forces

    Lieutenant Colonel David Henriksen

    Lieutenant Colonel David Henriksen, Commander CIS Task Group, CIS Services and Operations, Norwegian Armed Forces

    • Major Norwegian investments
    • Current CIS projects and operational requirements
    • Interoperability and collaboration with NATO and partners
    • NATO High Visibility Exercise “Trident Juncture 2018” in Norway
    • Participation in missions abroad and the employment of CIS systems

    15:00 Afternoon Tea

    15:30 Session Reserved for ViaSat

    Speaker to be Confirmed

    Speaker to be Confirmed, , ViaSat Inc.

    16:10 Overcoming Tactical Communication Challenges and Enhancing Current Canadian Capabilities

    Subject to Final Confirmation: Major Mike Harris

    Subject to Final Confirmation: Major Mike Harris, Tactical Communications Desk Officer, Canadian Army

  • Current challenges and key drivers for next-generation requirements
  • Capability gaps and future requirements to enhance the Technical Communication Network
  • Next-generation radios
  • Software defined radios-enhancing interoperability and flexibility
  • Collaboration with NATO and international partners
  • 16:40 Chairman’s Closing Remarks and Close of Day One

    8:30 Registration & Coffee

    9:00 Chairman's Opening Remarks

    Colonel Grzegorz Szmit

    Colonel Grzegorz Szmit, Head of IT Branch, J6, General Command of the Polish Armed Forces

    9:10 KEYNOTE ADDRESS: DCIS Support to Operations and Current Developments

    Colonel Thomas Wirsching

    Colonel Thomas Wirsching, J5 Division Head, NATO CIS Group

  • Provision of NATO CIS in support of operations
  • Current developments in NATO CIS
  • 9:40 Session Details to be Confirmed, Airbus

    10:20 Morning Coffee

    10:50 4G LTE for Military Mobile Deployable Communications

    Dr Tim Wilkinson

    Dr Tim Wilkinson, Chief Technologist, General Dynamics Mission Systems

  • It is now accepted that 4G LTE will play a part in future military comms
  • But it will appear in some scenarios earlier and others later
  • What 4G LTE is out there now and public?
  • What needs to be done to push it further?
  • Where is the limit?
  • 11:30 The Challenges facing UK Military Deployable Communications and Opportunities for Industry

    Tony Reeves

    Tony Reeves, Technical Director Deployed Operations, PA Consulting

    • An overview of Critical IT Projects in the Deployed Domain
    • Challenges that they face- Interoperability, Security, Encryption, Information Sharing
    • Commercial opportunities and benefits- Where Industry can lean in

    12:00 RUAG: Session Details to be Confirmed

    12:40 Current Tactical CIS Requirements for the Croatian Armed Forces

    Colonel Ivica Celik

    Colonel Ivica Celik, Head of Department for Deployable CIS, Croatian Ministry of Defence

  • An outline of critical assets and CIS division structure
  • Recent operations and overcoming challengest to ensure the provision of effective tactical communication capabilities for the warfighter
  • Procurement plans to enhance signal technologies as outlined by MoD
  • How the CAF are developing relationships with allied forces
  • 13:10 Networking Lunch

    14:10 How the Lithuanian Armed Forces are Meeting Critical CIS Requirements through Interoperable Networks and Regional Collaboration

    Lieutenant Colonel Rimas Kazlauskas

    Lieutenant Colonel Rimas Kazlauskas, Head of CIS Branch, Lithuanian Armed Forces

    • Current capabilities and future requirements
    • Challenges facing the Lithuanian CIS division
    • Key threats in the region and the importance of mission readiness in contested environments

    15:10 Provision of Deployable CIS Capabilities by Bulgaria

    Subject to Final Confirmation: Colonel Ivan Kolev

    Subject to Final Confirmation: Colonel Ivan Kolev, Chief of Branch, Communication Networks and Systems, Bulgarian Armed Forces

  • An outline of the key tactical communicaiton and CIS capacities and requirements
  • To what extent the demand on CIS capabilities has been increased due to external threats to national security
  • Focusing on SatCom on the Move and next-generation technologies to strengthen CIS capabilites
  • 15:40 Afternoon Tea

    16:10 Ensuring Robust and Efficient CIS Architectures and Cyber Defence For Military EU CSDP Missions and Operations

    Colonel Heinrich Krispler

    Colonel Heinrich Krispler, CIS Directorate Policies and Requirements, EU Military Staff

    • CSFP including goals of the Global Strategy
    • CSDP overview military and civilian missions and operations
    • Cyber strategy and overview of conceptional framework of the EU including CIS and Cyber concept
    • Overview and status of different CIS and Cyber projects including EUMS approach FMN and CWIX
    • Vision EUMS: How to enhance information priority, CIS effectiveness and Cyber defence for military CSDP missions and operations

    16:40 An Insight into the Cyber Impact and the Convergence with Electronic Warfare on Deployable Communications

    Major Salvador Llopes

    Major Salvador Llopes, Project Officer, European Defence Agency

    • Information Requirements for Cyber Defence and Electronic Warfare decision making
    • The Value of Architectures for planning the CIS Infrastructure and their Defences for EU-led Operations
    • On the road to ensure the availability of the state-of-the art of Cyber Defence Technology

    17:10 Cyber Security of Communication Systems based on R&D activites of Military Communication Institute

    Lieutenant Colonel Bartosz Jasiul

    Lieutenant Colonel Bartosz Jasiul, Head of Cyber Security Laboratory, C4I Systems' Department, Military Communications Institute

    • Threats targeting communication and IT systems
    • Risks assessment of critical infrastructure
    • Cyber Security Laboratory capabilities
    • National and international initiatives

    17:40 Chairman’s Closing Remarks and Close of Day Two

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    FEATURED SPEAKERS

    Colonel Charles Robert Parker

    Colonel Charles Robert Parker

    CIO/G-6, US Army Europe
    Colonel Horst Treiblmaier

    Colonel Horst Treiblmaier

    Chief of Communication, Ministry of Defence, Austria
    Colonel Ivica Celik

    Colonel Ivica Celik

    Head of Department for Deployable CIS, Croatian Ministry of Defence
    Colonel Michel Pardoux

    Colonel Michel Pardoux

    Head of Telecommunications Technical Branch, Ministry of Defence, France
    Colonel Robert Drozd

    Colonel Robert Drozd

    Chief of the Command and Control, J6 Directorate, Polish Armed Forces
    Colonel Thomas Wirsching

    Colonel Thomas Wirsching

    J5 Division Head, NATO CIS Group
    Major Salvador Llopes

    Major Salvador Llopes

    Project Officer, European Defence Agency

    Charles Chedhomme

    Commercial, Finance and Programme Management Support Officer, OCCAR
    Charles Chedhomme

    Colonel Charles Robert Parker

    CIO/G-6, US Army Europe
    Colonel Charles Robert Parker

    Colonel Grzegorz Szmit

    Head of IT Branch, J6, General Command of the Polish Armed Forces
    Colonel Grzegorz Szmit

    Colonel Heinrich Krispler

    CIS Directorate Policies and Requirements, EU Military Staff
    Colonel Heinrich Krispler

    Colonel Horst Treiblmaier

    Chief of Communication, Ministry of Defence, Austria
    Colonel Horst Treiblmaier

    Colonel Ivica Celik

    Head of Department for Deployable CIS, Croatian Ministry of Defence
    Colonel Ivica Celik

    Colonel Michel Pardoux

    Head of Telecommunications Technical Branch, Ministry of Defence, France
    Colonel Michel Pardoux

    Colonel Robert Drozd

    Chief of the Command and Control, J6 Directorate, Polish Armed Forces
    Colonel Robert Drozd

    Colonel Thomas Wirsching

    J5 Division Head, NATO CIS Group
    Colonel Thomas Wirsching

    Dr Tim Wilkinson

    Chief Technologist, General Dynamics Mission Systems
    Dr Tim Wilkinson

    Fulvio Arreghini

    Technical Specialist , OCCAR-EA
    Fulvio Arreghini

    Lieutenant Colonel Bartosz Jasiul

    Head of Cyber Security Laboratory, C4I Systems' Department, Military Communications Institute
    Lieutenant Colonel Bartosz Jasiul

    Lieutenant Colonel David Henriksen

    Commander CIS Task Group, CIS Services and Operations, Norwegian Armed Forces
    Lieutenant Colonel David Henriksen

    Lieutenant Colonel Herman Hendrickx

    Chief of G-6, Belgian Defence
    Lieutenant Colonel Herman Hendrickx

    Lieutenant Colonel Rimas Kazlauskas

    Head of CIS Branch, Lithuanian Armed Forces
    Lieutenant Colonel Rimas Kazlauskas

    Major Salvador Llopes

    Project Officer, European Defence Agency
    Major Salvador Llopes

    Peter Sevenich

    Contact for Projects Network Architecture, MANET and ConSIS , Fraunhofer Institute (IFU)
    Peter  Sevenich

    Speaker to be Confirmed

    , ViaSat Inc.
    Speaker to be Confirmed

    Speaker to be Confirmed

    , GMRE Inc
    Speaker to be Confirmed

    Subject to Final Confirmation: Colonel Ivan Kolev

    Chief of Branch, Communication Networks and Systems, Bulgarian Armed Forces
    Subject to Final Confirmation: Colonel Ivan Kolev

    Subject to Final Confirmation: Major Mike Harris

    Tactical Communications Desk Officer, Canadian Army
    Subject to Final Confirmation: Major Mike Harris

    Tony Reeves

    Technical Director Deployed Operations, PA Consulting
    Tony Reeves

    Zbigniew Perka

    Regional Sales Director Government, NSSL Global GmbH
    Zbigniew Perka

    Sponsors and Exhibitors

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    VENUE

    Marriott Hotel Warsaw

    Al. Jerozolimskie 65/79, Warsaw, Poland

    Refined luxury and modern sophistication await you here at the Warsaw Marriott Hotel. Perfectly situated in the heart of the vibrant city centre, our hotel makes it easy for you to experience the best of Poland's capital, while also offering a peaceful sanctuary to return to at the end of a productive day. Our recently renovated lodging showcases boutique comforts including pillowtop bedding, comfortable workspaces, high-speed Internet, and 24-hour room service. Many of our hotel rooms also provide fantastic views of Warsaw city centre. Stop by Parmizzano's, our hotel restaurant, for a taste of Italy here in Poland - or gaze out at the Warsaw skyline as you sip a drink at Panorama Bar & Lounge. SPA FOR YOU, our deluxe hotel spa, is the perfect escape for busy travelers, with a range of refreshing treatments. And our 28,000 square feet of well-appointed event venues set the stage for unforgettable city gatherings. We look forward to making you feel completely at home here at the Warsaw Marriott Hotel.

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    Airbus

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    General Dynamics Mission Systems

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    General Dynamics Mission Systems’ Fortress® LTE solutions deliver rapidly deployable and scalable end-to-end LTE networks that provide ‘always on’ access to vital information including real-time video, voice and data using any 3GPP compliant LTE enabled device. Fortress LTE solutions are frequency agile, and the low-size, weight and power (SWaP) make them ideal for harsh, permanent or temporary deployments where network access may not be available. Fortress wireless solutions are relied on by law enforcement, first responders military personnel and commercial customers worldwide to provide reliable communications, anytime, anywhere.


    GMRE Inc

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    WHAT IS CPD?

    CPD stands for Continuing Professional Development’. It is essentially a philosophy, which maintains that in order to be effective, learning should be organised and structured. The most common definition is:

    ‘A commitment to structured skills and knowledge enhancement for Personal or Professional competence’

    CPD is a common requirement of individual membership with professional bodies and Institutes. Increasingly, employers also expect their staff to undertake regular CPD activities.

    Undertaken over a period of time, CPD ensures that educational qualifications do not become obsolete, and allows for best practice and professional standards to be upheld.

    CPD can be undertaken through a variety of learning activities including instructor led training courses, seminars and conferences, e:learning modules or structured reading.

    CPD AND PROFESSIONAL INSTITUTES

    There are approximately 470 institutes in the UK across all industry sectors, with a collective membership of circa 4 million professionals, and they all expect their members to undertake CPD.

    For some institutes undertaking CPD is mandatory e.g. accountancy and law, and linked to a licence to practice, for others it’s obligatory. By ensuring that their members undertake CPD, the professional bodies seek to ensure that professional standards, legislative awareness and ethical practices are maintained.

    CPD Schemes often run over the period of a year and the institutes generally provide online tools for their members to record and reflect on their CPD activities.

    TYPICAL CPD SCHEMES AND RECORDING OF CPD (CPD points and hours)

    Professional bodies and Institutes CPD schemes are either structured as ‘Input’ or ‘Output’ based.

    ‘Input’ based schemes list a precise number of CPD hours that individuals must achieve within a given time period. These schemes can also use different ‘currencies’ such as points, merits, units or credits, where an individual must accumulate the number required. These currencies are usually based on time i.e. 1 CPD point = 1 hour of learning.

    ‘Output’ based schemes are learner centred. They require individuals to set learning goals that align to professional competencies, or personal development objectives. These schemes also list different ways to achieve the learning goals e.g. training courses, seminars or e:learning, which enables an individual to complete their CPD through their preferred mode of learning.

    The majority of Input and Output based schemes actively encourage individuals to seek appropriate CPD activities independently.

    As a formal provider of CPD certified activities, SMI Group can provide an indication of the learning benefit gained and the typical completion. However, it is ultimately the responsibility of the delegate to evaluate their learning, and record it correctly in line with their professional body’s or employers requirements.

    GLOBAL CPD

    Increasingly, international and emerging markets are ‘professionalising’ their workforces and looking to the UK to benchmark educational standards. The undertaking of CPD is now increasingly expected of any individual employed within today’s global marketplace.

    CPD Certificates

    We can provide a certificate for all our accredited events. To request a CPD certificate for a conference , workshop, master classes you have attended please email events@smi-online.co.uk

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